Police Blotter is a sampling of crimes in Baltimore and Baltimore County.
Shooting: A drummer for a Northeast Baltimore community band was shot about 7: 45 p.m. last night during an argument with another man outside the Coldstream Homestead-Montebello Charette's recreation center, in the 3200 block of The Alameda. The 19-year-old victim was shot in the stomach as he was asking the man to leave the area and stop bothering band members. The victim was in serious condition at Maryland Shock Trauma Center last night. No arrest had been made.
Robbery try/shooting: A man was talking on a pay phone about 7 p.m. yesterday in the 1600 block of Plum St. when a gunman approached and demanded his money. When the victim refused, the gunman shot him in the chest and fled. The victim drove himself to Harbor Hospital Center, where he was in stable condition.
Stolen car: A blue 1991 Ford station wagon with tags EBP 451 was stolen Wednesday in the 400 block of Colleen Ave.
Robbery: Shortly after a 65-year-old motorist picked up another man in the 2500 block of W. Franklin St. about 8 p.m. Wednesday, the passenger pulled out a handgun and robbed the driver of $23.
Robbery: An unarmed man jumped over the counter at Club Charles in the 1700 block of N. Charles St. about 7 p.m. Wednesday and stole nearly $200 from a cash register.
Shooting: A man was walking through a park in the 1300 block of N. Eden St. about 9 p.m. Wednesday when he was assaulted by a gunman who shot him in the right foot and left leg. The victim was in stable condition at Johns Hopkins Hospital yesterday.
White Marsh Precinct
Burglary: Compact discs, cassette tapes and other property were stolen Wednesday from an apartment in the first block of Stonecutter Court.
Robbery: Two men, one with a handgun, robbed Mustang Pizza in the 700 block of S. Marlyn Ave. of an undisclosed sum of money about 9 p.m. Wednesday.
Burglary/theft: An intruder stole tools from a storage shed in the 3100 block of Summit Ave. Wednesday, then broke into a car parked in the driveway and stole two 35-mm cameras. The stolen property was valued at nearly $1,300.
For the Record
Slaying victim identified: Police identified the man fatally shot in the 1700 block of W. Fayette St. about 7 p.m. Wednesday as Paul J. Thomas, 24, of the 4000 block of Cranston Ave. Police Detective Homer Pennington said no arrest had been made and that police knew of no motive. Metro Crime Stoppers is offering a reward of up to $2,000 for information.